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Acne Vulgaris: Nuances in the Approach to Treatment in Patients with Darker Skin Tones
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by Blair Allais, MD on
At the 2021 Skin of Color Update virtual conference, Dr. Alexis highlighted key considerations when treating acne in patients with darker skin phototypes in addition to current and emerging strategies to improve treatment outcomes. When treating acne patients with skin of color, it is important to consider the concomitant issue of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH). This PIH may be the d …
Lasers as First-Line Therapy for Scars
Lasers for scars
by Sang Kim, MD on
Some of the most rewarding patients to help in dermatology are those who struggle with keloids and scars. The field remains an area of active research, and we are continually learning about the pathogenesis and optimal treatment modalities of scars. On Day 1 of the 2021 Skin of Color Update virtual conference, we were fortunate to hear from Dr. Jill Waibel MD, a world-recognized leader and innovat …
JDD Issue Highlights | November 2021 | Special Focus: Lasers, Lights Sources, and Devices
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
With a special focus on lasers, light sources, and devices, the November issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features an outstanding line up of editorials and original articles on topics ranging from deoxycholic acid (ATX-101) for fat reduction,  treating molluscum contagiosum, skincare for neonates and infants, laser in the treatment of granulomas on the nose, and everything in between …
Energy-Based Devices and Injectables: How to Combine them Safely & Effectively
ENERGY-BASED DEVICES & INJECTABLES
by Matthew Willett, MD, FAAD on
As Dermatologists, we have a number of tools at hand to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals, and it is more often than not the proper combination of these treatments that distinguish Dermatologists from other providers in the cosmetic space. At the recent 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, board-certified and cosmetically-trained dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Green from …